Allied Warships

HMS Chakdina

Armed boarding vessel

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeArmed boarding vessel
Class[No specific class] 
Pennant 
Built byRamage & Ferguson Ltd. (Leith, Scotland) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched22 Sep 1914 
Commissioned11 Mar 1940 
Lost5 Dec 1941 
History

Passenger / cargo vessel completed on 12 December 1914.
Taken in hand for fitting out as Armed boarding vessel at Singapore in January 1940.
Fitting out completed on 11 March 1940.
Displacement: 3033 GRT.
Dimensions: 100.8 x 14.1 feet.
Armament: 2 4" guns (2x1), 1 12pdr, 2 2pdr AA (2x1)
Speed: 12 knots.

HMS Chakdina (Lt.Cdr. Walter Raleigh Hickey, RNR) was torpedoed and sunk by Italian aircraft between Tobruk and Alexandria on 5 December 1941.

 

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CommanderFromTo
1R Bignall, RNR10 Mar 1940Apr 1940
2Lt.Cdr. Walter Raleigh Hickey, RNRApr 19405 Dec 1941

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